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Writers in the Field Celebrity List


Adam Arista

Appearing Saturday ONLY

Deputy Adam Arista is a 14 year veteran at the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office. In 2003 he interned at San Antonio Police Department and graduated f...

Amanda Arista

Amanda Arista was born in Illinois, raised in Corpus Christi, lives in Dallas but her heart lies in London. She is a graduate of the SMU Creative W...

Dana Austin

Appearing Sunday ONLY

Dr. Dana Austin, a Diplomate and Past President of the American Board of Forensic Anthropology, is the forensic anthropologist for the Tarrant Cou...

Holly Avendaño

Holly Avendaño, Level 4 NTS USA Archery Certified Coach, has worked with thousands of children and adults over the last 5 years at the Texas Archer...

John Boyd, MD

John has been a physician in DFW for 33 years. He is the editor of “On the Vine” a local historical newspaper and has two published books including...

Brandon Burgess

Linda Burklin

Linda Burklin has been a storyteller and writer since childhood. Raised primarily in Africa, she wrote for and edited her college newspaper for two...

Alex Campolo

Alex Campolo started Tai Chi and Kung Fu study at North Lake College in the Spring of 2003. He enrolled in the Wu Yi Shaolin school to continue his...

Allison Campolo

Allison Campolo is an international heavyweight fighting champion in Kung Fu. She is an instructor and principal organizer at the Lee’s White Leopa...

Lindsey Carmichael

Lindsey Carmichael is a Team USA Paralympic archer who set a world record in the 2004 Athens Games and won a Bronze Medal in the 2008 Beijing Games...

Nathan Cofield

Nathan Cofield began his lockpicking career at an early age as, first as a self-taught, then professionally trained, locksmith. His knowledge base...

Hilary Davies Shelby

Hilary Davies Shelby is a British ex-pat living in Texas. She is also an incurable storyteller, an exacting editor, and Immediate Past President of...

Genevieve Dodd

Our lady of the steaming teapot.

Brian Foster

Sgt. Brian Foster spent thirty-four years in the Houston Police Department's Homicide Division where he personally made twenty-five to thirty-eight...

Sam Gayle

Has never meet a stranger. A renaissance man with knowledge tucked away for those magical moments in conversation. He has a passion for food, rea...

George Goldthwaite

George Goldthwaite, born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, attended the United States Naval Academy and later piloted the carrier-based A-6 Intruder...

Richard Gonzales

Richard J. Gonzales is the author of Raza Rising: Chicanos in North Texas and novel Deer Dancer. He was a contributing Fort Worth Star-Telegram gue...

Dan Greenig

Appearing Saturday ONLY

The best word to describe Daniel Greenig might be eclectic. His interests are so broad that he has yet to meet a person with whom he has nothing in...

John Hemmert

I do nautical history, mainly centered around the White Star Line, but other shipping lines are in my field. I did historical research for a mari...

William (Bud) Humble

Writer, writer liaison, scheduling coordinator, co-founder of Writers in the Field.

Dave Huss

David W Huss attended Ball State University. There, he received masters degrees in both Criminal Justice and Forensics Science. He is a U.S. Army ...

(Alias) John Doe

Andrew Klein

Andrew Klein – Cartographer Andrew Klein is the EOG Teaching Professor in Geosciences at Texas A&M University. For twenty years, he has taught A...

Sierra Laddusaw

Sierra Laddusaw – Map Curator Always having a love of maps and imagining far-away places, Sierra Laddusaw found a way to turn it into a career. ...

Kathryn McClatchy

Kathryn's M.A. work was in Victorian crime fiction, and she is qualified to speak on many topics related to Victorian life. She also excels at many...

Mary Miller

Founding member of CosMAKtx. Expert with fibers & materials. Wicked imagination that can spin a single thought into a creative brain storm. She ...

Andrew Mitchell

I have 4 years experience as a United States Marine. I have been on two combat deployments with experiences ranging from quick reaction force to c...

Ingrid Nabors

Turn of the century, historical re-enactor.

John Nabors

Turn of the century historical re-enactor.

Kathleen M. O'Brien

Kathleen M. O'Brien began sewing at age 4, learning traditional techniques from her mother and grandmother. She collects and studies vintage cloth...

Michelle O'Neal

Appearing Sunday ONLY

Michelle O'Neal was born in Fort Worth, Texas, to young parents in the early sixties, she grew up entirely in the Fort Worth area with one sister a...

Shane Richmond

Shane has been a scholar of western martial arts for 32 years. Starting with collegiate fencing and stage combat, he moved on to the field of hist...

William (Bill) Riddle

Maestro Bill Riddle has been studying Eastern and Western martial arts, stage combat, dance, and stage movement for over 20 years. He has served as...

Dana Ritchie

Dana has her MA in Anthropology from UTA and has been affiliated with the Anthropology Laboratory of the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office s...

Amber Royer

Appearing Saturday ONLY

Amber Royer is the author of the Chocoverse series, which kicked off with Free Chocolate in June. She teaches enrichment and continuing education ...

Jo Smith

I have been bladesmithing for 13 years. I started out skinned for my father's taxidermy shop when I was 8 and have used knives ever since. From k...

Lorraine Smith

Dyed in the wool re-enactor.

Michelle Stimpson

Appearing Saturday ONLY

Bestselling author Michelle Stimpson has penned more than thirty Christian fiction books including traditional bestseller Divas of Damascus Road, A...

Jana Stout

John Stout

John Stout has been studying medieval and renaissance combat since 1990. He performed with The Freelancers and Rumors of War, full armored Jousting...

Michael Strange

Dyed in the wool re-enactor.

William (Bill) Teel

Bill discovered his passion for history in his father's collection of works on the American West, while his mother's profession as a dance teacher ...

Willoc the Dyer

Wendy Marsh is a computer engineer by day, but has a secret life as as a dyer and fiber artist in the Society of Creative Anachronism (SCA) on even...

Mihàly the Weaver

Mike Call is a programmer by day, but has a secret life as as a weaver in the Society of Creative Anachronism (SCA) on evenings and weekends, going...

Jodi Thompson

Jodi Thompson has been writing for as long as she can remember. Her earliest work, Skippy the Horse, was critically acclaimed by numerous family me...

Tex Thompson

Arianne "Tex" Thompson is home-grown Texas success story. After earning a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s in literature, she channeled ...

Brittney Voelker

As a gardening enthusiast, Brittney has enjoyed studying, experimenting with, and making herbal remedies for the past 10 years. For family and frie...

Wilson Voelker

Wilson Voelker began music studies at a young age in Fort Worth, Texas. His interests included basic music theory, cello, and guitar. At age 17 ...

Daniel Wells

Daniel Wells is a writer, lecturer, director, and organizer across multiple writing disciplines. Daniel is an Event Organizer for WORD (Writing Org...

K.L. (Kelly) White

K.L. White writes. If not paranormal stories, then computer code or technical documentation. She studied creative writing, journalism, and computer...

Art Wright

Art Wright is currently the Court Dance Director at Scarborough Renaissance Festival and has been teaching Renaissance dances for over twelve years...

Luci Hansson Zahray

Luci Zahray has parlayed her life-long love of reading into several interesting hobbies. She is a Sherlockian, a judge for the St. Martin’s Press M...